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Tears and laughter in an Israel courtroom

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Published by Jewish Publication Society of America in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ḥeshin, Sheneʾur Z.,
  • Law -- Anecdotes.,
  • Judges -- Israel -- Correspondence.,
  • Jewish wit and humor.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Shneor Z. Cheshin ; translated from the Hebrew by Channah Kleinerman.
    GenreAnecdotes., Correspondence.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 374 p. ;
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22901591M
    LC Control Number59008515

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Tears and laughter in an Israel courtroom book

And like any good book, "How I Gained My Vision By Losing It" is at its essence a love story, with Sarah as the unsung hero or perhaps the deservedly sung heroas well as the author's passionate love for life itself.

Why do so many smart people say silly things about Israel? Very much I think about it.

Don't underestimate the value of comedy in the courtroom

Dovaleh is a specific man and at the same time a representative of something more, something that is being extinguished or is flickering out and what is replacing it is not as good. Most stateless peoples have never resorted to the intentional murder of civilians to publicize their plight.

In another show of kindness, Mr. Much of the evidence was disturbed by initial gawkers. An hour and twenty minutes later, the jury had reached its verdict. These misguided attempts at humor are toxic and can have horrible and unintended consequences in litigation, saying far more about the speaker than about the subject of the humor.

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Other Gulf Arab countries would also participate. We mourn the deaths of six million Jews and millions of other victims. Or not even funnier, but more extreme than what they dare to say. And our future and the way we shall be and the character of us as a society and as a nation will be defined mostly by what will happen in the coming years regarding our relationship with our neighbours.

Golubev, who had originally fabricated the blood libel, was called to testify, he passionately declared that Mr. Chief Prosecutor Nikolai Brandorf and Mr. Why is yours different? Pavlovitch was not only a member of the Black Hundreds, but was also associated with the Union of Russian People and the Double-Headed Eagle, all fanatical right-wing groups.

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